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Infra-red, Heian Shrine (赤外線、平安神宮)

Posted by
Stu (From Scotland | Working in Kyoto, Japan) on 7 November 2009 in Miscellaneous and Portfolio.

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Observing and photographing nature makes me realize who is truly in control, and believe me, it's not us humans.

Michael Garth

Canon EOS Kiss X 30 seconds F/5.6 ISO 200 22 mm

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My spotlight images.

flyingwind风飞扬 from Bridgetown, Barbados

i feel like boarding on the moon!!!

7 Nov 2009 6:48am

Anina from Auckland, New Zealand

WOW!!! This is awesome! Wonderful colours and comp. I like the reflections on the water.

7 Nov 2009 6:58am

Zing from Hamilton, New Zealand

Looks like a different world, cool effect!

7 Nov 2009 7:24am

Ian Smith from London, United Kingdom

Bubblegum paradise? I'm not usually a fan of these artificial colours, but this one is great!

7 Nov 2009 9:50am

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

Simply magical in infra red.

7 Nov 2009 10:03am

Adela Fonts Artús from Barcelona, Spain

Looks like a different world, cool effect!

7 Nov 2009 11:38am

zOOm from Paris, France

Trees seem to be covered with snow. It's incredible how unusual hints can bring, add and finally change the whole spirit of a place.

7 Nov 2009 12:22pm

k@ from Paris, France

You create your own Paradise on Earth - how great to share it ! Thks*

7 Nov 2009 12:24pm

Joe Jubinville from Florida, United States

The artifice works because it's just this side of plausible. I was taken in, and startled, for a few seconds...

7 Nov 2009 12:45pm

shoti from Everywhere in the, Philippines

stunning infrared! surreal!

7 Nov 2009 1:21pm

Val37 from Tours, France

A magnificent composition with magnificent colors !

7 Nov 2009 1:29pm

Ralph Jones from Detroit, United States

incredibly beautiful! I really like the contrast of the sky and trees.

7 Nov 2009 2:30pm

MARIANA from Waterloo, Canada

wow.. this is a fabulous scene . Awesome shot !

7 Nov 2009 3:15pm

Marie from France

magnifiques, ces couleurs !

7 Nov 2009 9:16pm

philippe from dijon, France

Très belle image... tout bon pour moi, bravo, bon dimanche.........Philippe.

7 Nov 2009 10:48pm

Marie-Jezaria from Paris, France

Splendid !!
Love the atmosphere of this shot ! :-)))

8 Nov 2009 10:53am

Daniel from Kenmare, United States

nice. IR makes it different.

8 Nov 2009 3:31pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Beautiful.

8 Nov 2009 9:03pm

Magda from Vancouver, Canada

Wow! Breathtaking!

10 Nov 2009 1:28am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

How did you take an infra-red picture ? Did you remodel your Kiss X?

11 Nov 2009 11:34am

@Hiro: Thx for the comments Hiro! Actually I'm just using a Hoya R72 filter. It's a little more inconvient than a conversion but it can still get quite good results.

Fred from Manila, Philippines

Perfect treatment on the colors. I don't know why but it just seems so right for the place. It kind'ov gives that un-Earthly feel to it, and that kind'ov gives a very surreal feeling to the shot. Good job!

13 Nov 2009 8:10pm

dj.tigersprout from New York City, United States

another 5 star shot mate -- SUPERB!!

24 Nov 2009 1:03am